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Published: 28 February 2019

384 Pages | 19


ISBN: 9780190842307

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Mind and Body in Early China

Beyond Orientalism and the Myth of Holism

Edward Slingerland

  • Argues that Orientalist accounts of China as a radical, holistic other are fatally flawed
  • Uses digital humanities methods to demonstrate that the early Chinese saw the mind and body as separate
  • Advocates for a view of human cognition and culture that integrates the sciences and the humanities